Tickets for The New Jersey Hall of Fame Ceremony in Asbury Park on Sale Friday
The New Jersey Hall of Fame’s 11th annual induction ceremony is set to take place Oct. 27 at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, and you can be in the audience.
Tickets for the ceremony–which will feature the inductions of Southside Johnny, The Smithereens, Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, Martha Stewart, Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander, and local entrepreneur Tim McCloone–go on sale this Friday (Sept. 6) at 10 a.m.
Inductees and other stars will walk the red carpet starting at 6 p.m. in the Convention Hall promenade, and the public is invited to attend. NJ Advance Media will stream the ceremony on the NJ.com homepage. All living inductees are scheduled to attend the 7 p.m. induction ceremony at the Paramount, which is part of the Asbury Park Convention Hall complex.
“We are excited about honoring some of the Garden State’s best and brightest on Oct. 27,” says Jon F. Hanson, New Jersey Hall of Fame chairman. “Every year, our induction gala and star-studded red carpet gets better and better – and this year will be no exception.”
Last year’s ceremony was a star studded affair hosted by comedienne Whoopi Goldberg, with the inductions of E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt and Blondie front woman Debbie Harry into the hall.
Tickets in the balcony, ranging from $50 to $75 each, go on sale to the public via Ticketmaster.com at 10 a.m. this Friday, Sept. 6. TICKET LINK: https://www.ticketmaster.com/
Here is a full list of inductees:
ARTS AND LETTERS: Author Peter Benchley**, Princeton; sport columnist Jerry Izenberg, Neptune; “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin, Bayonne; photographer Timothy White, Fort Lee. ·
ENTERPRISE: Businessman J. Fletcher Creamer Sr.**, Saddle River; businessman F.M. Kirby II**, Harding; restaurateur, entrepreneur Tim McLoone, Little Silver; businessman Arthur F. Ryan, Newark; businesswoman Mary Roebling**, Trenton; businesswoman/TV personality Martha Stewart*, Nutley.
PERFORMING ARTS: Actor Jason Alexander, Livingston; musician Southside Johnny Lyon, Neptune; musicians The Smithereens, Carteret, Scotch Plains.
PUBLIC SERVICE: activist Elizabeth Allen**, Hoboken; Physician, professor Victor Parsonnet, Newark. SPORTS: N.Y. Giant Harry Carson, Franklin Lakes; gymnast Laurie Hernandez, Old Bridge; N.Y. Giant Bart Oates, Harding; basketball player, coach Anne Donovan**, Ridgewood.
UNSUNG HERO: To be announced in early October.